IObit is a Chinese software company, offering various software including Malware Fighter.
It has a free version, which is completely useless, and a paid version with an anti-ransomware and Bitdefender engine.
IObit is also known in the past for a controversy: in 2009, IObit stole Malwarebytes’ database for its anti-malware….
The interface is very nice and bright, a bit like Chinese antivirus. The software is well configured by default, although you will have to activate the anti-ransomware and Bitdefender manually.
Protection level is very average, even with Bitdefender activated!
IObit does not have Bitdefender’s cloud network, which reduces its effectiveness.
Even worse, IObit has a mini-HIPS that will simply warn you that a malware wants to register at startup… it’s good, but insufficient because other actions will not be blocked.
The anti-ransomware protection is useless… the data is encrypted at the end (during the KVRT analysis)
- Nice interface
- Suitable for novices
- Features the Bitdefender engine
- He has Bitdefender but does not use it fully
- Very average detection
- Lack of more advanced protection
- Detected by some anti-malware like PUP (as well as other